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Byron Eaton
PG - 5'11, 210lbs - 37 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2012 season
  • Birthdate: 12/24/1986
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Oklahoma State
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
4th November, 2009D-LeagueDesignated as an allocated player by Tulsa 66ers.
1st December, 2009D-LeagueWaived by Tulsa 66ers.
17th August, 2010JapanSigned a one year contract with Tokyo Apache.
3rd November, 2011D-LeagueDrafted 75th overall in the 2011 D-League Draft by Tulsa 66ers.
10th November, 2011D-LeagueWaived by Tulsa 66ers due to injury.
Career Moves
2005 - 2009Oklahoma State (NCAA)
November 2009 - December 2009Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
August 2010 - June 2011Tokyo Apache (Japan, BJ League)
November 2011Tulsa 66ers (D-League)
Articles about Byron Eaton

June 21, 2011

Jeremy Tyler - Tyler's squirly route to the NBA took him from high school to Israel (where he averaged 2/2 for Maccabi Haifa and thoroughly disappointed) onto Japan (where he was coached by former NBA head coach Bob Hill). Playing for the Tokyo Apache in the BJ League alongside Byron Eaton and Robert Swift, Tyler averaged 9.9 points and 6.4 rebounds, improving considerably during the course of the season. [As an aside, Eaton averaged 17.0 points, 4.3 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 2.1 steals per game, while Swift averaged 13.8 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.7 blocks.]

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February 1, 2010

- Byron Eaton

Eaton went undrafted out of Oklahoma State because he didn't have NBA talent. He joined the D-League and was assigned to the Tulsa 66ers, but he played in only 2 games, totalling 1 point, 1 assists and 5 turnovers. Tulsa then released him in December. The fact that he's 5'10 and 260lbs might be why.

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